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Lake George Shipwrecks and Sunken History
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Joseph W. Zarzynski, Bob Benway
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-01 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Discover lost history in the dark waters of Lake George. Lake George is bustling with boaters, swimmers, fishermen and many others, enjoying its scenic, quintessentially Adirondack shores. But the depths below hide a whole other world--one of shipwrecks and lost history. Entombed are remnants of Lake George's important naval heritage,
Lake George Shipwrecks and Sunken History
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Joseph W. Zarzynski, Bob Benway
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04 - Publisher: History Press Library Editions

Lake George is bustling with boaters, swimmers, fishermen and many others, enjoying its scenic, quintessentially Adirondack shores. But the depths below hide a whole other world--one of shipwrecks and lost history. Entombed are remnants of Lake George's important naval heritage, such as the legendary Land Tortoise radeau, which sank in
Ghost Fleet Awakened
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Joseph W. Zarzynski
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Chronicles the history and archaeological study of Lake George, New York’s sunken bateaux of 1758. In Ghost Fleet Awakened, Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the untold story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755–1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago,
Between the Devil and the Deep
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Della A. Scott-Ireton
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-23 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

In creating interpretive strategies for maritime sites, archaeologists and resource managers often are required to think creatively to overcome challenges and problems. These issues include interpreting sites in inaccessible locations and extremely deep water, enabling and controlling access to fragile sites and restricted areas, monitoring visitor behavior, making information interesting
Archeology in the Adirondacks
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: David R. Starbuck
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-05 - Publisher: University Press of New England

While numerous books have been written about the great camps, hiking trails, and wildlife of the Adirondacks, noted anthropologist David R. Starbuck offers the only archeological guide to a region long overlooked by archeologists who thought that "all the best sites" were elsewhere. This beautifully illustrated volume focuses on the